may 16–31, 2021

Books

  • Leonardo Sciascia, Equal Danger, translated by Adrienne Foulke
  • Jacques Vallée, The Network Revolution: Confessions of a Computer Scientist
  • Jonathan Ames, A Man Named Doll
  • Zakir Hossain Khokan, Bhing Navato, Poh Yong Han & Joshua Ip, editors, Call & Response 2: A Singapore Migrant Poetry Anthology
  • Linda Collins, Sign Language for the Death of Reason
  • Torrey Peters, Detransition, Baby
  • Eduardo Berti, An Ideal Presence, trans. Daniel Levin Becker
  • Stewart Brand, The Media Lab: Inventing the Future at MIT
  • Stewart Brand, Two Cybernetic Frontiers
  • Andrea Camilleri, The Cook of the Halcyon, trans. Stephen Sartarelli
  • John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley in Search of America
  • Alasdair Gray, A History Maker

Films

  • We Are as Gods, directed by David Alvarado & Jason Sussberg

may 1–15, 2021

Books

  • Trevor Winkfield & Miles Champion, How I Became a Painter: Trevor Winkfield in Conversation with Miles Champion
  • John Swartzwelder, The Time Machine Did It
  • John Swartzwelder, Double Wonderful
  • Karen An-Hwei Lee, A Maze of Transparencies
  • Raquel Salas Rivera, While They Sleep (Under the Bed Is Another Country)
  • James Thurber, My Life and Hard Times
  • Leonardo Sciascia, The Wine-Dark Sea, translated by Avril Bardoni
  • Leonardo Sciascia, The Day of the Owl, trans. Archibald Colquhoun & Arthur Oliver

Films

  • À bout de souffle (Breathless), directed by Jean-Luc Godard
  • Cold Case Hammarskjöld, dir. Mads Brügger
  • The Birds, dir. Alfred Hitchcock
  • Mister America, dir. Eric Notarnicola

april 16–30, 2021

Books

  • Marcel Proust, The Mysterious Correspondent: New Stories, translated by Charlotte Mandell
  • Jamie McKendrick, Crocodiles & Obelisks
  • Donna Leon, Acqua Alta
  • Karen Pinkus, The Montesi Scandal: The Death of Wilma Montesi and the Birth of the Paparazzi in Fellini’s Rome
  • Sandi Tan, Lurkers
  • Jamie McKendrick, Out There
  • Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, trans. R. D. Hicks
  • Dante Alighieri, Inferno, trans. Mary Jo Bang

Films

  • Mulholland Drive, directed by David Lynch
  • Brick, dir. Rian Johnson
  • Breathless, dir. Jim McBride

april 1–15, 2021

Books

  • Shawn Levy, Dolce Vita Confidential: Fellini, Loren, Pucci, Paparazzi, and the Swinging High Life of 1950s Rome
  • Muriel Spark, The Public Image
  • Donna Leon, The Anonymous Venetian
  • Donna Leon, Death & Judgment
  • Tim Parks, Italian Life

Films

  • Godzilla vs Kong, directed by Adam Wingard
  • Roman Holiday, dir. William Wyler

march 16–31, 2021

Books

  • Wayne Koestenbaum, Andy Warhol: A Biography
  • Curzio Malaparte, Diary of a Foreigner in Paris, translated by Stephen Twilley
  • Paul Scheerbart, Munchausen and Clarissa: A Berlin Novel, trans. Christina Svendsen
  • Ed Lin, Motherfuckerland
  • Georges Simenon, A Man’s Head, trans. David Coward
  • Roberto Bolaño, Between Parentheses: Essays, Articles, and Speeches 1998–2003, trans. Natasha Wimmer
  • M. John Harrison, The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again
  • Donna Leon, Death at La Fenice
  • Lee Jing-Jing, And Other Rivers
  • Donna Leon, Death in a Strange Country

Films

  • Ignoti alla città, directed by Cecilia Mangini
  • Tommaso, dir. Cecilia Mangini

march 1–15, 2021

Books

  • Gore Vidal, Point to Point Navigation
  • Jenifer Sang Eun Park, Autobiography of Horse: A Poem
  • Hope Mirrlees, Paris: A Poem
  • Roberto Bolaño, Cowboy Graves, translated by Natasha Wimmer
  • Roberto Bolaño, The Secret of Evil, trans. Chris Andrews & Natasha Wimmer
  • Paul Theroux, The Mosquito Coast
  • Guido Morselli, Dissipatio H.G., trans. Frederika Randall
  • Robert Walser, Little Snow Landscape, trans. Tom Whalen
  • Wayne Koestenbaum, My 1980s & Other Essays

Exhibits

  • “Heman Chong: Peace Prosperity And Friendship With All Nations,” STPI
  • “Roslisham Ismail aka Ise: Campur, Tolak, Kali, Bahagi, Sama Dengan (Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide, Equals),” NTU CCA

february 15–28, 2021

Books

  • Don Mee Choi, Hardly War
  • Charles G. Finney, The Circus of Dr. Lao
  • Lawrence Lacambra Ypil, The Experiment of the Tropics
  • Stanisław Lem, The Investigation, trans. Adele Milch
  • Gore Vidal, Palimpsest
  • Eliot Weinberger, Angels & Saints
  • Paula Mendoza, Play for Time: Poems

Films

  • Ten Years Thailand, dir. Aditya Assarat, Wisit Sasanatieng, Chulayarnnon Siriphol & Apichatpong Weerasethakul

february 1–14, 2021

Books

  • Tim Parks, Cara Massimina
  • Tim Parks, Mimi’s Ghost
  • Girolamo Cardano, The Book of My Life, translated by Jean Stoner
  • Tim Parks, Painting Death
  • Saul Friedländer, Proustian Uncertainties: On Reading and Rereading In Search of Lost Time
  • Jean-Patrick Manchette, No Room at the Morgue, trans. Alyson Waters
  • Gore Vidal, The City and the Pillar
  • Don Mee Choi, Translation Is a Mode = Translation Is an Anti-Neocolonial Mode
  • Gore Vidal, Kalki

Films

  • Bis ans Ende der Welt (Until the End of the World), directed by Wim Wenders

january 16–31, 2021

Books

  • M. P. Shiel, The Purple Cloud
  • Tania De Rozario, And the Walls Come Crumbling Down
  • Gore Vidal/Edgar Box, Death in the Fifth Position
  • Gore Vidal/Edgar Box, Death Before Bedtime
  • Gore Vidal/Edgar Box, Death Likes It Hot
  • Crazy Little Pyromaniacs: 35 Poets Under 35, ed. Crispin Rodrigues & Andrea Yew
  • Call & Response: A Migrant/Local Poetry Anthology, ed. Rolinda Onates Espanola, Zakir Hossain & Joshua Ip
  • Pooja Nansi, We Make Spaces Divine
  • James Sallis, Willnot
  • Carlo Emilio Gadda, That Awful Mess on the Via Merulana, trans. William Weaver
  • Bruno Jasieński, I Burn Paris, trans. Soren A. Gauger & Marcin Piekoszewski
  • Bruno Jasieński, The Legs of Izolda Morgan: Selected Writings, trans. Soren A. Gauger & Guy Torr
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, A Wizard of Earthsea
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, The Tombs of Atuan

Films

  • Marcel Duchamp: Art of the Possible, dir. Matthew Taylor

january 1–15, 2021

Books

  • Alfred Bester, The Stars My Destination
  • Dino Buzzati, The Tartar Steppe, trans. Stuart C. Hood
  • Ermanno Cavazzoni, Brief Lives of Idiots, trans. Jamie Richards
  • Mynona, The Unruly Bridal Bed and Other Grotesques, trans. W. C. Bamberger
  • Mynona, My Papa and the Maid of Orléans and Other Grotesques, trans. W. C. Bamberger
  • John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces
  • Leonardo Sciascia, The Council of Egypt, trans. Adrienne Foulke
  • Karen Tei Yamashita, Through the Arc of the Rain Forest
  • Claude McKay, Romance in Marseille